Fenway Park

On Sunday I attended my second Mets game of the month, this time a road game here at home in Boston.  It feels a bit odd to don my blue & orange hat for a trip to Fenway since I will root for the Red Sox against any other opponent.  Yet I’ve done it many … Continue reading Fenway Park

Football at Fenway

Last night, the beautiful game and a lyric little bandbox of a ballpark came together for the Fenway Football Challenge.  Celtic Football Club of Glasgow and Sporting Clube de Portugal of Lisbon met for the first soccer game in Fenway Park since 1968.  I didn’t even hear of the event until Monday, but immediately found … Continue reading Football at Fenway

Futures at Fenway

Today I attended the Futures at Fenway baseball double header featuring two minor league games in a major league ballpark.  This is an annual event begun in 2006 which allows minor league players a taste of playing in historic Fenway as well as allowing ordinary fans – especially those with children – to see a … Continue reading Futures at Fenway

Book Review: Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella

Author: W.P. Kinsella Title: Shoeless Joe Narrator: Grover Gardner Publication Info: Blackstone Publishing, 2011 (originally published 1982) Other Books Read By the Same Author: The Iowa Baseball Confederacy Box Socials The Thrill of the Grass The Mocassin Telegraph and Other Stories The Dixon Cornbelt League, and Other Baseball Stories Shoeless Joe Jackson Comes to Iowa: … Continue reading Book Review: Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella